CHEBI:34342 - 3-methylcholanthrene

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ChEBI Name 3-methylcholanthrene
ChEBI ID CHEBI:34342
Definition A pentacyclic ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene consisting of a dihydrocyclopenta[ij]tetraphene ring system with a methyl substituent at the 3-position.
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Formula C21H16
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 268.35174
Monoisotopic Mass 268.125
InChI InChI=1S/C21H16/c1-13-6-7-15-12-20-17-5-3-2-4-14(17)8-9-18(20)19-11-10-16(13)21(15)19/h2-9,12H,10-11H2,1H3
InChIKey PPQNQXQZIWHJRB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Cc1ccc2cc3c(ccc4ccccc34)c3CCc1c23
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist
An agonist that binds to and activates aryl hydrocarbon receptors (AhRs).
carcinogenic agent
A role played by a chemical compound which is known to induce a process of carcinogenesis by corrupting normal cellular pathways, leading to the acquistion of tumoral capabilities.
(via polycyclic arene )
Application(s): endocrine disruptor
Any compound that can disrupt the functions of the endocrine (hormone) system
(via polycyclic arene )
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Outgoing 3-methylcholanthrene (CHEBI:34342) has role aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist (CHEBI:72768)
3-methylcholanthrene (CHEBI:34342) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
3-methylcholanthrene (CHEBI:34342) is a ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene (CHEBI:35300)
IUPAC Name
3-methyl-1,2-dihydrocyclopenta[ij]tetraphene
Synonyms Sources
1,2-Dihydro-3-methylbenz(j)aceanthrylene ChemIDplus
20-MC ChemIDplus
20-Methylcholanthrene NIST Chemistry WebBook
20-Methylcholanthrene ChemIDplus
3-MC ChemIDplus
3-MCA ChemIDplus
3-methyl-1,2-dihydrobenzo[j]aceanthrylene IUPAC
3-Methylcholanthrene KEGG COMPOUND
MC ChemIDplus
MCA ChemIDplus
Methylcholanthrene ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C14470 KEGG COMPOUND
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Methylcholanthrene Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1913890 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1913890 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
56-49-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
56-49-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
56-49-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
25 February 2016